GREELEY — A volunteer attorney with the Council on American-Islamic Relations said Wednesday that CAIR has been negotiating for a year with JBS Swift & Co. about break times for Muslim workers.
Rima Kapitan, with CAIR's Chicago office, on Wednesday met with Muslim workers recently fired by JBS Swift. She said CAIR is coordinating with an attorney retained by about 60 of the fired workers.
Kapitan said more talks are planned this week between CAIR and national officials with the United Food and Commercial Workers, the union that represents production workers at Swift. (MORE)